The Silver Bay-based manufacturer of mahogany boats announced earlier Im David Furniture Company week that former owner Lynn Wagemann has sold his interests in the company to Erin Investments, LLC, a holding company owned by Badcock.

Founded by legendary naval architect John L. Wagemann, a former speedboat racer who Hacker Boat Company Inc in Diamond Point, purchased the company in Erin Investments first became an investor in the company Hacker Boat Company Inc He will now also serve as chief executive officer. Earlier this month, the company opened a newly renovated 4, square-foot showroom in Silver Bay. New Hackers are displayed on two floors of the building, whose interior is decorated with company memorabilia, art and boat models.

Built entirely by hand, the wood boats are crafted in Ticonderoga in a state of the art, 32, square foot production facility. Employing some 60 people, Hacker also has two storage facilities plus a full service marina as well as the new showroom in Silver Bay. Badcock said he has assembled a team of professionals who will propel the company into international markets. He is in charge of our marketing strategies.

Twenty-three percent of our sales are now via the Internet. According to Badcock, Kent O. Smith, Jr. The boats range in length from 22 feet to 35 feet. Mar 6, - Fri. Bolton United States. Pressure Search for:. George Badcock with sales manager Dan Gillman.

Hacker-Craft - Wikipedia

Hacker-Craft is the name given to boats built by The Hacker Boat Co. It is an American company, founded in Detroit, Michigan in 1908 by John Ludwig Hacker (1877–1961, known as John L. Hacker or just "John L.") and is the oldest constructor of wooden motor boats in the world. The company moved operations to New York State in the 1970s and continues to produce hand-built boats in Ticonderoga ...Headquarters: Silver Bay, Lake George, New ……